What the History Books Got Wrong About MLK and His Radicalism | Op-Ed | NowThis

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Published on 22 Jan 2019, 20:59
Princeton Professor Eddie Glaude Jr. says Martin Luther King Jr. was much more radical than most people realize. Here’s how history books got it wrong.
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Martin Luther King Jr. was more radical than you remember says Princeton professor Eddie Glaude Jr. While most of us remember the civil rights movement with MLK leading the Montgomery bus boycott and delivering the famous Martin Luther King speech, I have a dream, the truth is Martin Luther King Jr. was a Democratic socialist who wanted radical racial justice. This Martin Luther King day aka MLK day, learn what American history has erased from Black history.

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